In light of the current Covid-19 situation a decision had been taken to provide a digital offer for  non-essential training.   However,  Moving & Handling Training has resumed back to face to face.

Autism in Practice: Working with Autistic Adults

one day course

25 October 2016 - 06 April 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Autism in practice:

Working with autistic adults

Fully Funded

  • Revision and extension of basic autism awareness content
  • Revision and extension of understanding of Equality Act requirement for reasonable adjustments and how to meet these when working with autistic adults.
  • Develop practical communication strategies when supporting an autistic person.
  • Recognise sensory needs and differences of an autistic person and be able to make appropriate adjustments
  • Develop understanding of how autistic people may experience change and transitions and effective approaches to providing support with this.
  • Be aware of the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act and develop practical strategies to support autistic adults to make their own decisions whenever possible
  • Develop understanding of the barriers autistic people may experience in the community and effective approaches to supporting life skills including independence, social skills and access to employment
  • Be able to support family and friends and recognise their expertise in relation to autistic clients whilst being aware of conflict of interest issues.
  • Recognise the most likely causes of stress and anxiety for autistic clients and be able to support autistic clients to manage stress and anxiety
  • Become aware of the likelihood of co-occurring mental health issues and how these may present differently in autistic clients
  TARGET GROUP: Direct Care Staff, Social Workers (LD, MH, Older Adults) to complement ‘Autism in Practice: Assessing & Care Planning with Autistic Adults’   Dates and venues available  
Dates and venues available Venue  
2nd November 2016 Harborough Innovation Centre
8th December 2016 Green Towers, Hinckley
11th January 2017 Whipper Inn Hotel, Rutland
9th February 2017 Parkside, Melton Mowbray
8th March 2017 Gorse Covert Community Centre, Loughborough
6th April 2017 Heartwood Conferencing, Coalville
  Download the flyer autism-in-practice-working-with-autistic-adults-2016-17 Times: Arrive 9.15 for registration and refreshments for a 9.30am start and finish 4.30pm     Refreshments will be provided.   Lunch will NOT be provide If delegates fail to attend, the establishment will be invoiced for the non-attendance rate of £100 per person. Local Authority staff will be required to enter a COST CODE on the booking form, in the event of non-attendance your Department will be invoiced, therefore authorisation from your manager is required for you to attend this training.

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